She’s Got Reading on the Brain
Assistant Professor Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus’ lab is equipped with a state-of-the-art electroencephalogram (EEG) and a waiting room strewn with dolls, crayons, and toys. The toys make young children feel comfortable; the EEG assesses whether those same kids are bound for reading difficulties.
Feed the World
Crickets, algae, and plant-based “meat” cranked out by a 3D printer? “Mouthwatering” may not be the adjective that comes to mind, but these nutrient-rich items could present a global solution to an impending food crisis. Read full story »
Scientists struggling to perfect an efficient way to produce hydrogen might feel an understandable touch of envy as they look out the window and see those low-tech trees and plants doing the trick with such ease. Read full story »
Farewell, President Peretz Lavie
Technion President Peretz Lavie shaped the university for a decade using his signature wisdom, grace, and humor to accomplish big goals. With his tenure coming to an end, American Technion Society's CEO, Michael Waxman-Lenz, sat down with him to reflect on the past and look forward to the future.
Board of Governors Highlights
iTechnion: identify, invent, and inspire was the theme of the recent Board of Governors (BOG) meeting. And there was plenty of “i” to go around! Identified for their commitment and generosity to the Technion, several supporters were awarded honorary degrees. Faculty members were recognized for their ingenious inventions. And the five-day event, from June 15–19, offered inspiring discussions on topics ranging from STEM education to the future of Israeli high-tech.